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Youth Homelessness: It’s people that need a place to call home.

Researching the experiences of young homeless people isn’t  just about coding qualitative data or analysing statistics. It’s about people. Today we publish our latest report with the Sage Foundation, ‘A Place to Call Home: Understanding youth Homelessness’ (Summary version here). Since finishing the report I’ve been reflecting on the key things I learned from working on the …

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Can we teach and assess enterprise skills?

We are delighted to publish our new report today, ‘Enterprise Skills Teachability, Measurability, and Next Steps.’ Commissioned by Enabling Enterprise, the research explores what we mean by ‘enterprise education’, and the extent to which it is possible to teach and assess enterprise skills such as problem-solving, teamwork, and positivity. The research draws together a review …

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Our Election Wish on Mental Health Comes True (sort of)

We welcome yesterday’s announcement that the government will recruit 2,000 extra CAMHS (Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service) staff, in line with our top “election wish” reported in Schools Week in April this year. As Director Loic Menzies argued at the time, external services need to take some of the weight off over-stretched teachers and …

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